Category: Market Commentary

Thoughts on the ups and down of the stock markets, both here at home and around the world.

The Best Chart Ever!

Despite an average intra-year decline of (-)13.8% for the S&P 500 since 1980, the average annual return ended up being a positive +12.8% return thirty-two out of the last thirty-eight years! So, as the trade war with China heats up and the market responds...

7 Bricks in a Wall of Worry

The U.S. economy continues to expand into the record book as possibly the longest streak in history.  You can’t help but speculate about when it will end. Jay Yoon writes an interesting article that turns market participant hesitation into a positive...

Don’t MISS Out by Clowning Around!!

So far in 2018 the US stock market is in the same place that it was at the end of 2017. Here’s what starts to happen.. Investors begin to get impatient They are tempted to chase after the returns of whatever investment is in favor at the moment, after all, it must...